Professional hockey player Adam Johnson, who played for the Nottingham Panthers, died unexpectedly on October 28th following an on-ice accident. His death has led to renewed debates on player safety in the sport, prompting hockey leagues to introduce mandatory neck guard rules. Following Johnson’s death, a suspect was arrested for involuntary manslaughter. Continue reading EIHL Member Adam Johnson Dies from Neck Injury Sustained On Ice
The NHL has launched “Frozen Frenzy,” a program inspired by the NFL’s Redzone, aiming to reinvigorate viewer engagement and increase viewership, which has significantly lagged compared to other major sports leagues. Frozen Frenzy offers fans continuous coverage of all games, prioritizing high-action moments like power plays and the final two minutes of close contests, and showcasing highlight plays and players. Despite some early problems, the program has been well-received and is seen as a success for the NHL.
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(Image via sportingnews.com) Staff Writer: Tom Dunford Email: Tdunford@umassd.edu With the 2023-2024 NHL season officially underway, there tends to be a lot of overreactions within the first couple of games. With one week under our belt, it’s time we gauge the four biggest storylines and overreactions this new season offers us. Just remember that this is the start of the season, so plenty of things … Continue reading 4 for 4: NHL Week 1 Edition
(Image via sportstravelmagazine.com) Staff Writer: Tom Dunford Email: Tdunford@umassd.edu With the 2023-24 NHL season approaching rapidly, it’s time to look at what teams are here to make noise and what teams may have to look past this season regarding hope and prosperity. What are our top four intriguing storylines heading into this season? Without further ado, let’s begin. 4: Boston’s Fall From Grace After Boston … Continue reading 4 Storylines: NHL Preseason Edition
(Image via Bill Wippert/ Getty Images) Volunteer Writer: Thomas Dunford Email: firstname.lastname@example.org In the NHL, any team can win on a given night. It’s a team sport: if every player comes and gives 100% effort, the chances of winning skyrocket. But talent is talent, and sometimes gaining a superstar can help a team win those tight, grit games that become prevalent come April. Today, we … Continue reading 3 NHL Teams Who Should Buy At The Deadline – And 3 Who Should Sell
Volunteer Writer: Nick Stabila Email: email@example.com Hockey Wednesday, November 2nd – UMass Dartmouth was defeated 4-2 in their first MASCAC game of the season against Worcester State (1-2, 1-0 MASCAC). The Corsairs struck first at the end of the first period. Junior forward #17 Michael Mania scored after assists from freshman forward #42 Matthew Zdanowicz and senior defenseman #2 Jake Maynard. Worcester State responded with … Continue reading UMassD Weekly Sports Wrap-Up 10/31-11/6
Volunteer Writer: Nick Stabila Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Football Saturday, October 29th – UMass Dartmouth continued its dominant season, defeating Bridgewater State 48-7 at Cressy Field. Bridgewater State is now 4-4 overall and 4-2 in MASCAC. The Corsairs honored 12 seniors honored before the game: DB #3 Adam Washington, LB #5 Javien Delgado, DB #7 JP Mason, DB #8 Stevie Kolodko, WR #12 Winston DeLeon, WR #19 … Continue reading UMassD Weekly Sports Wrap-Up 10/24-10/30